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Port Arthur News, The (Newspaper) - August 25, 1947, Port Arthur, Texas Mancheno Seizes Presidency of Ecuador in Bloodless Coup c n i k i SAVE THE EASY INVEST IN SAVINGS BONDS AND KEEP THEM The Port Arthur News STORY IN COLUMN FOUR Tomorrow's Weather Partly Cloudy Details at bottom or FORTY-SIXTH 237 Leased wires of AP UP and INS PORT ARTHUR TEXAS MONDAY AUGUST 25 1947 Today's Newsreel Officials Probing Illness of National Guards OKLAHOMA CITY AUK 25 officials today blame box lunches for sending 31 members of the Infantry division to a hospital with food poisoning Box lunches doled out aboard trains soldiers home from th Oklahoma national Guard encampment at Fort Sill appeared respons ble for the sudden attacks but hundreds of other men ate sandwiche from the same lot and apparently suffered no ill effects Ten of the stricken men were listed in serious but not critica condition No Successor To Be Appointed to Bilbo's Post Miss AUK 25 Wright today an- that he would not appoint a successor to fill out the ed tei m of the late Sen Bilbo un less a special session of is called before Nov 4 On Nov 4 a new Senator be chosen i Mississippi's general election Additional Persons Barred in Hungary Voting VIENNA 25 Budapest dispatches reported today tha persons have been barred from voting in in a drive to assure victory in forthcoming general elections According to the Budapest reports many voters have been purree from the eligibility lists by device of havine two citizens that they are politically unreliable The United States already ha protested the Communist campaign to nullify tho opposition in thi elections Britain Favors Broadening of Greek LONDON Aug 25 for- eign office spokesman said today that the British government favors broadening the ment The spokesman ing on the Greek cabinet crisis said It has always been the icy of his majesty's that the Greek shoul represent all loyal Greek parties Broadening the government cer will meet the approval an of his majesty's govern And All They Found Was Burnt Pieces of SAN ANTONIO Aug 25 sounded nt Inc San Antonio fire Bells clanged sirens walled and traffic WHS cleared for fire companies one chief one om newspaper reporter and one radio reporter nil arrived ot the residence on the outskirts of the city they found two burnt pieces of toast Gen Wedemeyer Visits With Gen Eichelberge TOKYO AIIE 25 Gen Albert C head of President Truman's fact finding mission to China and Korea ed today with LI Gen Robert L commander of tho U S Eighth Army in Japan H was scheduled to spend the da conferring with other officials o Gen Douglas MacArthur's head Quarters seeking information 01 Korea Mexicans Seize Another American Fishing Boat MEXICO CITY Auc 25 Navy ministry reported tha a Mexican coast guard cutter took the American fishing boa on 21 and escorted her to Ensenada Lower California after approaching the craft for a routine inspection and finding the crew with guns In their hands T to Ensenada bv coast guard cutter No M were exchanged The Peggy Jane wa Taylor Returns to Vatican Early To See Pope OK Aug 25 Myron C Tavlor presidential en- voy to the Vatican returned to his post unheralded today two days ahead of schedule and prepared for an audience with the pope can sources said Taylor probably would SPO the pope Tuesday ing at the papal summer at Castel Jester Home From Visits to Guatemala Mexico or other when the governor left on his air these he to start a se MARSHALL Tex Aug 25 Findings and recommendations nf tion in the situation here won't be mndo public for some Postoffice Probe Are Kept Secret lime Sen William Langer Mmn said after Saturday's two sessions that the Investigation of nt would not he until Congress con- venes In January Virginia Hill's Condition Described as Good 25 today described as good the condition of Virginia Hill girl friend of the late She Was taken to St Frances Chief W Pierce said hat Miss Hill's taking the coma attempt She lapsed into a coma but began to improve the weekend British People Fast Losing Faith in UN Claim Aug In Thr editorially lint tho British people nrr Tim Is when will tn tako thought tin of Jin UN Condition of Adm King Improves Navy Says v 25 Navy announced today that the condition of Adm Ernest J King confined to Bethesda Naval hospital following a slight stroke has improved A Navy bulletin said His condition has improved and he is now up and about his room His activities will bo gradually increased The former chief operations suffered ft slight stroke without paralysis several days ago Launches His New Party Into Politics 11 T- f PARIS Auc 25 fion Charles formally launched his Union of French Into the national political today an announcement that it would enter candidates in the tober municipal elections The an- snld would include men and women of diverse but who have become colleagues In the tasks of public welfare 12 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS BATTLE OVER KOREA MOUNTS Big Hurdle Believed Cleared at Talks in Brazil Attempt To Colonel Blamed In Regime's Fall Trujillo at Parley In Brazil To Keep Foreign Office Post QUITO Ecuador AUR 25 Carlos Mancheno erstwhile minister of defense was self-proclaimed ruler o Ecuador today after the blood less overthrow and exile of Piesi dent Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra Tho colonel Sunday that Velasco Ibarra had called upon tho army for and issued a decree In which h assumed the function of power as in charse of the of the republic He reporters he would summon all po parties to advise him in choice of a cabinet To Columbia Twelve hours after his resignation Ibarra and hi wife Mrs Parral dc Volasco Ibarra flow tc Call Colombia where the an government them ret UEC His downfall was believed to have stemmed from his effort to Mancheno from his cabinet in which the colonel had served since a revolution established the co Ibarra administration in mid Heavy armored car movements Saturday foreshadowed the revolt a surprise to most residents of capital Late that night a ion ot officers went to the palace Tho lal guard fired one shot but then old the officers had come to cal on Velasco Ibarra let them eo in Pto Chance at The president taken into was granted an interview Mancheno and at a m Sunday the colonel issued a ported statement from Velasco Ibarra which said he was for the sake of the republic and md handed over power to the de- ense minister Mancheno said hp would ask ose Vicente Trujillo chief of Ecuador's to the Inter- American Defense conference at Brazil to stay on as minister Jews Demonstrate Against Exodus JERUSALEM Aug 25 Jews crated their sympathy for the Exodus 194.7 refugees today bv one-day fast and bitter protest meetings British police and troops stood v for imv eventuality should the Ironi Jewish Mm u in In violence The 4400 refugees were the coast of Palestine lo Por ii Bone wore lo whon rn isod British orders lo disembark The Stern distributed leaf is on the Jews for iota ar against the British Home-Grown Storm Batters Galveston Winds Hit Peck Over Island and at Texas City Disturbance Raining Itself out By William C Barnard GALVESTON Aug 25 vicious home-grown tropical storm that formed off the Texas coast and scored a bull's eye on Galveston Texas City and Winds up to 45 Miles Are Felt in City Houston plunged inland about 100 miles today and was blowing itself out in rain squalls The storm at one time of cane Intensity materialized Friday in tho Gulf of Mexico played with for two days then struck Sunday afternoon with winds Several Casualties Reported Several casualties and property damage resulted Joseph M Taber of Galveston was killed when he came in con- tact with a fallen power line St Mary's hospital reported today it had treated several persons by flying debris The Coast Guard continued its search for the fishing boat the Linda K which sailed Friday with a three-man craw and has not been seen since Near Houston 35 to 40 Negro prisoners at the Ramsey prison farm took advantage of howling winds and torrential rains there to saw their way to Ten were recaptured but the others are believed to have headed for Houston Storm Far Inland The Weather bureau at Houston the storm was as far Inland as Temple 200 miles from the coast with ram squalls reported In Galveston J P Naughton Weather bureau chief Bald the storm was between ton and Austin the state capitol about 60 or 70 miles inland The advisory issued by the U wind Chief effects here from day's tropical slorm which swept inland near Galveston were windy gusts up to miles an hour and rainfall ot better than two and a half inches the er bureau reported today Southeast winds a ily of 45 nn in gusts Sunday p in the reau said No was of it recorded ed Highway 87 Rainfall most in the subside but would probably 50 to 60 miles an hour today in an area 75 miles to the Turn to Page 3 Col 3 Edison's Widow Dies in New York NEW YORK Aug 25 Mrs MIna Miller Edison 82 widow of Thomas A Edison Inventor lied Sunday night at whole had been cally ill for weeks Funeral arrangements were to be made day Death was attributed by her Dr James A Goss Jr to a cardiac failure Her three ren were at her bedside when she died at p m Her home was n West Orange N 1 CIO Pickets Clash With Police at Detroit Plant DETROIT 25 70 CIO United Auto Workers rickets clashed with police at the strikebound Huck Manufacturing company plant today and a union official was injured in the melee police arrested five pickets Emil Mazey a UAW and prominent contract negotiator for the union Peter vice president of striking UAW Local 212 was taken to receiving hospital with skull lacerations V members of local Arthur time A mass 716 are affected by the Senators Will Visit U Zones D said today rMr AUf armed services will survey American and the Pacific during October and tlie fu declared that the traveling complete of conditions in the Four Groups Complete Ruhr Coal Mining Studies WASHIN WASHINGTON AUK 25 INS Four working groups at the U Ruhr coal talks have completed studies of mining plies miners housing and food conditions and will submit their findings to the full committee this 11 is expected that a full agreement would be reached his They have boon ing those Issues In to duction Siamese Twins Condition Is Reported Only Fair SPINGS WVO 25 al Wyoming early today that the condition of rare General hospital rain Fire Kills 27 BERLIN Aug 25 A train i-e fatal to 27 persons brought n film operator 01 of violating regulation oncoming the transport of film 01 e than 45 were h ured as the flames swept nn ovs crowded coach Good Members of the Community Home board encouraged by the tion of by Mr and Mrs Bruno Schulz for retirement of the home's elevator debt now talking of thp possibility of extending the elevator to the third floor City golfers learning where they can find an able at the refreshment board as Pat did the honors at a buffet supper given by Gilly nnd Jewel day Pnl specializes in ing olives If i Beach host to Mr Mrs A son Paul and his wife ami two hoys all of whom reside al lin Pn Mrs JE S pointed chairman of drama and pageantry for the Fourth district of the Texas Federation of clubs Pat Hilton as her house truest Ruth Ann Morton of Tulsa Olda who's been a close friend since davs Kiwanis club of Pinedale Wyo K f the said thp twins united h a 12 funds Tour ounces They bers wondering what the Rev John Wright will have to report about Ins trip to Denmark when he gives them The Big Picture at their tegular Wednesday meeting Nellie Tiller hoping friends will call to see her at the home of Way no and Bosina 3040 street where she Is recovering rom an operation Iho writing Gulf Oil friends here his vacation in New Orleans whore he is a few days to sailing for Europe no will visit an uncle Frank Blue Boy breaking In hm replacement Billy Whitman to his departure Saturday for Texas A and M Mrs Belty Carroll Hooper to receive a BS de- in chemistry at Texas State College for Women this week JN Schedules Final Debate on Arms Cut Companion Slory 12 LAKE SUCCESS Aug 25 for arms reduction by am overshadowed bv the turmoil ove Greece Indonesia and the veto come up for debate today in a ditch effort to make some progress before the fall meeting of the general assembly The security council has virtually nothing in the in- year the Un- ion its for arms slashing in tho 1946 assembly problem now rests with the council's commission on conventional armaments which called to meet today Dallas Hearing on Living Costs Set DALLAS 25 hearings be held in Dallas starting Nov 5 Members of the joint committee for the las hearing are Rep George der Sena Joseph H Ball James P Kem John J and Reps Henry O Talle nnd Walter B The grouti will in Dallas two 01 throe days and make a full and complete study nnd tion of the present high prices of consumer goods A report lo Con- gress will be made not later Feb 1 1948 than after a m today amounted to inches at noon gist E W reported These squalls aro all of storm Port Arthur will the said The State Highway office here announced at mid- morning that the Bolivar ferry was resuming operations and that all debris on Highway 87 to was expected lo bn removed by noon today this route The ferry was closed Saturday at midnight Fire Destroys Cafe Few ill a an-hour blow were reported from the beach colonies at Gilchrist and Caplan although prior to the storm one of the area's more imposing business establishments Neva's cafe at Gilchrist was destroyed by fire The cafe built only six months ago was completely destroyed eaily Sunday morning by fire of undetermined origin The building and were valued at according to Storm Turn to Pago 8 Col Hearing on Budget Is Slated Tuesday The first public hearing on the city budget for the fiscal year 48 will be belci Tuesday nt 10 a m when commission In ular session City Manager Cooper said today Neil The propound budget culls for In Ihn In no km of ban Coon cr Hint eel that bo expected revenues lo Jtn lo Ihn foi tho Tuesday hearing Ho also submitted estimated ex- of for the water department for the general interest nnd sinking fund and 768.67 for the interest and Two-Thirds of Defense Treaty Written Report Compromise Offered By Venezuela Gets S OK By Philip Clarke Brazil Aug 25 A big hurdle at th Defense confer ence was believed cleared to day with Argentine that all American nations miKl act to stop an attack of any on upon another The conference hr been since 15 to dra up a treaty of mutual defense fo the Western hemisphere ed sources said Sunday thirds of the treaty had bee agreed upon Insisted on Joint Sanctions Argentina had insisted that join as a breakoff o trade and diplomatic relations nn military be into play only In case an America nation was attacked from the hemisphere She had that in event aggression from within the horn steps to stop the aceres sion should be limited to consulta tion the American republics Sunday night however she con to application of means to slop attacks but only after such step are resolved bv consultations Her consent was given in to a compromise plan proposed b Venezuela A source reported high that the had accepted the com promise formula and said tin problem now is adequately From Any Source and most other delega tions had held out for action in event of aggression against an- treaty signatory from any source A subcommittee to day neared agreement on an Ameri can security to be subject to defense sinking fund Total expenditures for the o sum nf which Is Ihn Inclusion of for he fund the bv the Ii first time this Item ha In the in the s appeared pollen ri budget was necessary to take care p salary raises which will also be granted to nil other city em- ployes In addition to wage increases to firemen the city will grant to their pension fund and this item too appears in budget for the first time Ford Hikes Prices Per Unit Balkan Showdown Hinted This Week WASHINGTON AUK 25 United Stales developments along tho Greek border In the tion that there may be a showdown of Russian intentions in the kans his week Prom now until the United Nations general bly meets in New York on Sept 15 is regarded generally as the critical time for tho involved area officials feel no groat over tho situation other I linn that heavy shipments of to In form of ii nd mny off tho of flTon on Ilin bordors 4 Greeks Alert for Communists Coup ATHENS Aug 25 Polite and military garrisons were placed on a standing alert today against nn officially feared communist coup taking advantage of the country's temporary Tho order lack of a government was issued hy Georgo heightened guerrilla In tho north C o n s I renewed his efforts lo form a government to Ihr cabinet toppled Saturday by ho of three road leaders in protest over he conduct of the campaign against guerrillas Estonians Petition U.S FRANKFURT Germany Aug 25 Some Estonian ed persons in Germany and tria have petitioned President man lo be resettled In the States it was learned today Aug i INS t tor company today other automotive concerns to moot nnd costs hy ruining its rnr prices from 520 lo Tho increase a India's Defense Chief Fired on by Police India Aug 25 INS defense minister Sardar Singh narrowly escaped leath in the East Punjab riot area oday when police fired On his by mistake The official and lis staff threw themselves flat on the ground when police talcing hom for raiders opened flro Typhus Fever Reported One cose of Cover and ne of poliomyelitis the latter reported were Included n the list of dis- ases reported bv Dr B W Wood itv health officer the week Other diseases listed Gonorrhea malaria cent n nf 4.2 per tivo Immediately President Henry Ford U tho Increase explaining I hat this action has boon dictated by tho simple necessity of keeping the nn a economic basis Ho cited increased costs in materials and salaries as the largest cause of the new price tags SKT FOB DALLAS Aug 25 ral for Leo Richardson 80 long-time anci corporation Midge In who died day night at Methodist hospital will hold here Tuesday noon a I 3 o'clock Pistol Packer for pretty Is now standard ment on Detroit force Marjorie Fleming makes draw Woman Seriously Hurt in Accident Car Overturns in Ditch After Intersection Crash Mrs Homer T Whitson 1001 Washington boulevard Groves was in a vcrv serious condition dav at St Mary's hospital ing an automobile accident Sunday n m in which her lessor tives said Is Employe of Gulf The extent of Mrs Whitson's in- uries had not been determined day at noon An employe of the Gulf refinery for 26 years she is currently serving as head telephone operator Mr Whitson an accountant at he refinery suffered many bruises and cuts friends said and ed in the hospital today The car in which the Whitson's vere returning home from church in R ditch with another automobile at the intersection of street and Twin City highway to reports Thrown from Our Both were thrown from the car nd landed In tho ditch In about wo feet of water reports snid A near-by resident heard the crash an to the scene and held Mrs Whitson's head above water until services overturned owing a collision Soviets Accused By U S Official For Statements General Says Russia Is Defending Groups Hostile to America By Stanley Rich SEOUL Aug 25 An word mounted to a drumfire clip when Maj Gen Albert Brown charged the Russians with defending in South Korea which were disloyal the government and hostile to the United States A broadside by Brown before tha commission followed closely a statement by Lt Gen John R accusing the Soviets of porting North Korean leaders of seditious activities aimed at the destruction of the constituted and law and order in the American zone Commission Bogged is U S commander in Korea and Brown is chief of ths American delegation on the which is down n its efforts to devise a al government for Korea Brown accused the Soviets of rving to usurp tha functions of the loint commission abusing their meat status in tho U S zono bv the dictates of common courtesy raising charges for propaganda purposes and throwing up a smoke screen to hide certain strategic blunders by the Soviet delegation Brown's statement was in reply o one bv Col Gen T F chief of the Russian ast wack accusing the Americans carrying out democratic elements in South rea Brown said in releasing his statement without consulting tho American delegation wits at- tempting to the function of the commission bv an action which properly Soviet delegation overlooks while in south Korea it actually is the gest of the south Korean government and of the United Brown's statement said and should follow the mal dictates of common courtesy in conducting its business Charges Are Pure Fantasy He described as pure the prior Soviet charges that ican arrests In Korea were mada to create conditions which would undermine the work of the joint commission Tho Soviet delegation Is ing these charges for purposes of pure propaganda and creating n smoke screen to obscure certain strategic blunders of the Soviet Brown charged These blunders have placed ths Soviet delegation through its in- could have been agreement office authorities whi the accident were un for reports on details o ho collision and Sikhs Raiding in Punjab Story on Pago 12 AUR V nf report nd on I ho Punjnli and olh nnd Sikhs ravaging ie countryside in spreading mill iry maneuvers Most communi ations with the region were seV red The worst trouble spot was said i be the region halfway between and on the Pakis frontier Armed Moslem bands woro attacking Sikl nd Hindu villages inside India ome 12 to 15 villages were d to have been evacuated as a re- ill of ho Moslem attacks Attacked By Mob in Trieste ROME Aug 25 Italian ws agency dispatch from Trieste oday said a mob in the one of inflicted rave injuries Sunday on a in prelate sent to confirm ron in area and killed a Icca who tried to defend him The Ansa said the pre- ilo Msgr Giacomo Ukmar was to n Flumo hospital ig from a skull fracture and is knife wounds in tho region f the kidneys It sold the Rev iro tried to guard Msgr kmar and was cut so seriously died College Building Amendment Is Holding Slim Lead Regan Thompson Win Races 4 Die in Train Wreck PARIS Aug 25 French agency that four persons were and 23 In- Ill rod whon I wo trains collided Franco Sunday night in southern LONG CHUTE DROP MOSCOW Aug 25 in the cow Mechanical was re- today to have fallen measles 4 pneumonia 1 syphilis feet before her parachute and is in a jump from feet By The college ing amendment to the state was approved by Texas voters in Saturday's special tion which also saw two new Con- gressmen Win The new Congressmen arc Ken Rogan Midland oil mnn and W Thompson Galveston nn from 211 counties -10 complete in tho college building amendment showed votes in favor of plan and 949 against Tho favorable vote was approximately 54.5 per cent of the 182.917 counted up to a m In the Congressional race in the district Regan held a slim j margin over row Wilson Bean With 19 out of 10 counties reported 15 of them complete polled 7086 votes lo Bean's GSM The election was for the term of Rpp R Thomason who resigned to a federal judge Thompson Bent's Sulak Thompson former Congressman nnd veteran of both wars led Loulu J Kulak by almost votes at the Texas election bureau tabulation 15 counties out of 15 3 Ho polled 15.201 to 10.667 Only seven boxes remained out at a m today The election was to fill the vacancy in the ninth dis- caused by he death of Rep Joseph J Mansfield organizations in the position of repudiating the agreement and holding up the of the Hodgn Is Hodge said he by tho and ilium ft Al HID nan m lime tha ican military loader n few of own nnd od conditions preventing tho of tho commission have been created by the stand of the Russians Weather Report Dali from U S Weather Burns LOCAL Showery and cloudy this afternoon Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday with tills K lowest 76 highest Tuesday 14 00 Moderate lo fresh southerly this afternoon nnd moderate southerly tonight and Tuesday East Considerable cloudiness most In central portion this afternoon Partly cloudy night and Tuesday with widely scattered thundershowers Not quite so warm north portion Tuesday and in central portion his afternoon Moderate east and south winds except fresh Umts on the extreme upper coast tha afternoon Partly cloudy after- loon tonight and Tuesday widely tered thundershowers west portion this afternoon Moderate southeast winds on the coast COMPARATIVE DATA 1917 Maximum temperature 80 Minimum temperature 72 Rainfall i 37 93 79 HOURLY TEMPERATURES 70 4 a m 78 fi a 79 8 a m 80 10 a m 80 Noon flO 2 n m tomorrow 5 49 Sunset tomorrow Barometric pressure fl a rn today 10.03 inches 1016.0 millibars 4 p nl 6 p m fl p m in p m 2 n m Sunrise Sabine Tide Record for Tomorrow High tide p m Low tide n m p m Bolivar for High tide a m Low tide p m FISHING CONDITIONS AT JETTIES At noon today the a calm nnd un a wind from Uir OBSERVATIONS 90 85 95 60 80 85 91 93 54 90 ort Arthur SO Worth Denver Touston rew Orleans York an Antonio Mm 76 73 51 73 73 75 74 71 73 73 fft 3 1 JEWS PA PER I Si EW SPA PERI
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